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Family Fun at Coral Crater Adventure Park

Coral Crater Adventure Park, about 10 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is Oahu’s best-kept 35-acre secret. The park opened this year and sits inside a former coral quarry on what was once part of Barber’s Point Naval Base. If you …
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Eating House 1849 Opens in Kapolei

Eating House 1849, a plantation-inspired concept by James Beard Award-winning chef Roy Yamaguchi, opens at the Kapolei Commons (about 10 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas). The restaurant pays homage to Hawaii’s vibrant culinary heritage with a nod to …
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Bikes, Paddle Boards, and Kayaks – Oh My!

Looking to add more outdoor adventure to your Ko Olina Beach Villas dream vacation? Perhaps a relaxing bike ride taking in the tropical views sounds good to you? Or you may prefer to practice your balance atop a paddle board …
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The Most Instagrammed Dessert on Oahu

The famous Hula Pie at Duke’s Waikiki, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, has become a social media superstar. According to Instagram’s rankings, Duke’s Waikiki is the most geo-tagged restaurant in Hawaii. The legendary Hula Pie is a …
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Ko Olina Marina – Your Ocean Adventure Awaits

The Ko Olina Marina Activity Center offers an array of ocean adventures, and a pick-up service from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. You may struggle to decide which experience to try first – whale watching (December to March), snorkeling tours, …
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Makapuʻu Point Lighthouse Trail

The Makapu‘u Point trail, within Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, offers outstanding views of O‘ahu’s southeastern coastline, about one hour from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Here’s why this trail holds such a draw. It’s not the lighthouse, because you only …
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Humpback Whale Season on Oahu

Just as our idyllic weather beckons to tourists around the world, the warm shallow waters surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands are a favorite destination for humpback whales. Scientists estimate two-thirds of the entire North Pacific humpback whale population returns to …
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Hawaii’s Plantation Village – History by Day and Haunting by Night

Hawaii’s Plantation Village is an outdoor history museum located in historic Waipahu town, about 20 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Step back in time to when ‘sugar was King’ and explore a living history museum and botanical garden.  By …
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Kō Hana Rum’s Distillery Tour

Kō Hana rum has been around for a couple of years, but Manulele Distillers has only recently started offering public tours and tastings, about 20 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. Kō, sugarcane, was used in daily living and was …
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4th of July – Ala Moana Beach Park

The Ala Moana Center will present one of the largest and most spectacular fireworks shows in the country, about 35 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. You will be able to watch the 24th Annual Fireworks Spectacular from Ala Moana …
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